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Review: could High blood pressure cause Dry eye?

We study 208,718 people who have High blood pressure from FDA and social media. Among them, 481 have Dry eye (Dry eyes). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,143,879 patients) is typically treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Hydrochlorothiazide, Amlodipine Besylate, Metoprolol Tartrate, Norvasc.

Dry eye

Dry eye (lack of adequate tears) (latest reports from 57,423 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, acne, depression.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 208,658 people who have high blood pressure are studied. Among them, 471 (0.23%) have Dry Eye. They amount to 0.83% of all the 56,475 people who have Dry Eye on eHealthMe.

Trend of Dry eye in high blood pressure reports

Gender of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Dry eye * :

Dry eye81.39%18.61%

Age of people who have high blood pressure and experienced Dry eye * :

Dry eye0.00%0.00%0.00%0.18%1.65%6.58%19.20%72.58%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dry eye2.17%28.26%58.70%10.87%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Hypothyroidism (77 people, 16.35%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (68 people, 14.44%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (68 people, 14.44%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (53 people, 11.25%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (50 people, 10.62%)
  6. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (49 people, 10.40%)
  7. Blood cholesterol increased (49 people, 10.40%)
  8. Depression (48 people, 10.19%)
  9. Thyroid disorder (41 people, 8.70%)
  10. Anxiety (40 people, 8.49%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Lisinopril (123 people, 26.11%)
  2. Aspirin (117 people, 24.84%)
  3. Synthroid (86 people, 18.26%)
  4. Spiriva (63 people, 13.38%)
  5. Hydrochlorothiazide (62 people, 13.16%)
  6. Lipitor (58 people, 12.31%)
  7. Folic acid (49 people, 10.40%)
  8. Vitamin d (47 people, 9.98%)
  9. Amlodipine (45 people, 9.55%)
  10. Losartan potassium (42 people, 8.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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